Mabel Ross, the Sewing-Girl Anonymous

ISBN: 9781150239380

Published: January 8th 2012

Paperback

166 pages


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Mabel Ross, the Sewing-Girl  by  Anonymous

Mabel Ross, the Sewing-Girl by Anonymous
January 8th 2012 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 166 pages | ISBN: 9781150239380 | 10.74 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. BEKTHA GILES. - IT I JINMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.

1866. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. BEKTHA GILES. - IT I JIN a year after the death of her mother, a variation took place in Mabels duties. This was from home-work for private customers to a place in the store of one of the principal agents for sewingmachines. It was at Mrs. Lemmings suggestion the change was made, as the summer months (it was now July) were losing Mabel most of her customers. Through this ladys efforts only, the excellent place Mabel found herself in possession of was attained, -- such positions being too much in demand for the young girl to have come into it by any exertions of her own.

In the large cloak-room of this store, Mabel had prospect of making, through the coming autumn and winter months, yet more than she had made on her home work- while, even at the present unfavorable season, it afforded her a living, which her customer work had latterly failed to do. Indeed, had she not previously laid by every dollar she could possibly spare, her position would have become a distressing one. But opposed to these advantages of her new position was the being necessitated to leave little Lilly through the waking hours of the week-days.

This was a trial to Mabel herself, and both a trial and inconvenience to the child. To the kindness of a couple of neighbors only, Mabel was at all enabled to get over the difficulty. These neighbors, -- one of whom occupied a room in the house where Mabel lodged, and the other a portion of an adjacent one, -- consenting to take the child, on alternate days, under charge.

Poor little Lilly missed her sister very much, and though, for so young a child, particularly patient and uncomplaining, she was, for a time, irreconcilable to the change. By and by, however, she found consolation in looking forward to the evening hour which wa...



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